Kettle bell workouts

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Kettle bell workouts

Post by badge48 » February 8th, 2019, 5:36 am

I’m loving kettle bells. Can any of you please share what you do with these. I’m always looking for new ideas. Thanks!
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Re: Kettle bell workouts

Post by T_M » February 8th, 2019, 5:35 pm

There's nothing unique or creative about my KB work...but I like doing snatches with my 50 pounder for reps and crossfit style two-hand swings with my heavy 106 lb bell. These usually represent a segment in my lifting days mixed in with some of the following: power cleans, snatches, front squats, presses, rows and deadlifts.
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Re: Kettle bell workouts

Post by Ombrax » February 8th, 2019, 6:53 pm

Turkish Get-Ups are far and away my favorite KB exercise. They're complicated and take some effort to learn, but absolutely 110% worth it.

I also do arm bars (primarily to help my shoulders for rowing) and a combination bicep curl + press up.

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Re: Kettle bell workouts

Post by Ombrax » February 8th, 2019, 9:31 pm

More on the TGU.

The first video is a good example of how to do it.

The second video is an incredible demonstration of strength, and if you can do them at half the weight she's using, well, you're an animal.

https://youtu.be/sgd8n917Zv0

https://youtu.be/MQbidQmR14w

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Re: Kettle bell workouts

Post by G-dub » February 9th, 2019, 10:03 pm

I too think get ups are amazing. Even if broken into its individual parts. I also like:
- Swings
- goblet squats
- those things where you rotate the bell around your head to loosen shoulders
- racked one arm goblets
- vertical bird dogs with a bell overhead
- sitting at the bottom of a goblet squat
- starionary marches with a bell overhead
- carries with it
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Re: Kettle bell workouts

Post by G-dub » February 10th, 2019, 9:22 am

Edit: racked one arm squats - not goblets
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Re: Kettle bell workouts

Post by badge48 » February 12th, 2019, 6:38 am

G-dub wrote:
February 9th, 2019, 10:03 pm
- those things where you rotate the bell around your head to loosen shoulders
Halos?
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Re: Kettle bell workouts

Post by G-dub » February 12th, 2019, 7:24 pm

That’s the one!
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